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Canoe & Kayak Rentals

NOTICE - It has been a terrific 2015 season! The final day of our regular season ended Sunday, September 27th. We intend to be open at our 149 Elmwood Avenue location on the weekend of the 10th and 11th of October. We may also be open for the weekend of the 17th and 18th.
Other dates and times are available by appointment.

 From the GWC boathouse located in Genesee Valley Park, paddle up the Genesee River toward the Erie Canal or Red Creek “blue trails”. You may see kingfishers, scarlet tanagers, blue herons, green herons, barn swallows, bald eagles, red tailed hawks, cooper hawks, egrets, cormorants, a loon, pileated woodpeckers, river otters, muskrats, deer, ducks, a fox, racoons, woodchucks, slider turtles, snapping turtles, painted turtles, leopard frogs and more!

Click here for directions to the Boathouse.

All flatwater rental rates are per person and are applicable to both the Genesee Valley Park and Lock 32 locations.  Please note, fees have changed. We no longer sell Groupons. 2016 rates will be somewhat higher than what your Groupon/discount coupon may have cost in 2015.
up to 4 hours $20 (TOTAL, per person).
Flatwater Season Pass at the Genesee Valley Park Location
2016 Adult Season Pass $175.00 per person.
2016 Student Season Pass $125.00 per person.
*Season Pass holders can canoe/kayak for an unlimited duration during our rental hours.  

Click here for 2016 Age Requirements & Safety Guidelines for Canoe & Kayak Rentals